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14-Day Thailand and Cambodia Tour for Couples

A Romantic Journey with Yi Peng Sky Lantern Festival

This tour highlights traditional Thai festival customs and the historical heritage of Angkor whilst creating heart-warming lifetime memories for couples.

With Asia Highlights, you would have exclusive Elite Tickets (top VIP tickets) to the Yi Peng Sky Lantern Festival on Nov. 15th 2024 to immerse yourselves in magical moments and local customs.

Enjoy a romantic tour from ancient temples to pristine beaches that offers diverse experiences. Moreover, we can tailor every part of the tour to your schedule, interests, and budget with our expertise.

  • Days:14±
  • Best for: Couples, friends
  • Departure date: To attend the Chiang Mai Yi Peng Festival (November 15-16th), it's best to depart between November 5 and 7.
  • Sample price:US$4,469 each (2 per room)*
  • Flights:SE Asia's included (international on request)

*The price is based on a private tour for 2 people. The cost for a customized private SE Asia tour from US$200/person/day

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Tour Highlights

Here are the awesome attractions, the most must-do activities selected by Asia Highlights (AH Hand-Picked), and exclusive cultural experiences offered by Asia Highlights (Only With AH) included in this tour:

Capture the romantic moment of Yi Peng with a sky lantern release and a professional photographer.

Yi Peng Sky Lantern Festival
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Yi Peng Sky Lantern Festival
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Experience authentic Thai culture by creating a Krathong (water lantern) and releasing the lantern into the river after dark.

hanoi street food adventure
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hanoi street food adventure
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Take a private long tail boat to idyllic Racha Yai Island and relax together on the stunning beach.

Ninh Binh rowing boat

Discover enchanting temples in Chiang Rai where spirituality merges seamlessly with captivating visual wonders.

Vietnam water puppet show

Nurture elephants through feeding, strolling together, and bathing at Elephant Rescue Park, best on TripAdvisor.

Elephant Rescue Park
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Admire the beauty of the world's largest religious monument — Angkor Wat, a symbol of Cambodia's cultural heritage.

Angkor Wat

Thailand and Cambodia Tour Map (Suggested Route)

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Suggested Itinerary for Inspiration

Normally the full-day guided tour starts from 9 am and ends around 5 pm. Your preferences design the real journey. The days, stops, and travel pace can be adjusted. We're ready to create a unique Thailand and Cambodia trip for you.

Day 1
Nov. 7th 2024: Bangkok Arrival

Upon your arrival, a private guide and driver will be there to welcome you at the airport. They will then escort you to your hotel. The rest of the day will be free for you to explore at your leisure.

Day 2
Highlights of Bangkok
  • Explore bustling Pak Khlong Talad, Thailand's largest flower market. Witness the intricate art of crafting flower garlands and the traditional Thai-style decoration of lotus flowers.
  • Visit history-filled Wat Pho, one of Bangkok's oldest temples, renowned for its iconic 46-meter-long reclining Buddha and being the birthplace of Thai traditional massage.
  • Your guide will then lead you to the majestic Grand Palace, home to the revered Emerald Buddha, crafted from jasper.
  • Experience the charm of old Bangkok with a tuk-tuk ride to Chinatown. Wander along Yaowarat Road, adorned with shops offering a diverse array of items, from gold to local delicacies.
Highlights of Bangkok
The city highlights of Bangkok
Day 3
Bangkok to Siem Reap by Air

We'll transfer you for your onward journey to Siem Reap. Upon landing, a warm Cambodian welcome awaits you from your friendly local guide who will accompany you to your hotel.

Day 4
The Historical Wonders of Angkor
  • Cross the ancient moat and delve into the heart of Angkor Wat, marveling at its architectural splendor.
  • Reflect on the remarkable achievements of the Khmer Empire as you stroll through Angkor Thom.
  • Discover the narrative of Bayon and be greeted by its iconic smiling faces, guardians of the imperial city throughout history.
  • Roam through enchanting Ta Prohm, where towering trees cast shadows, and giant roots gracefully consume the ancient ruins.
  • Traverse extraordinary Preah Khan, immersing yourself in its grandeur and historical significance.
Angkor Wat
Monks in Angkor Wat
Day 5
Essence of Siem Reap
  • Explore a hidden gem discovered in the last century — Banteay Srei, which was constructed from red sandstone.
  • Visit the Land Mine Museum, which offers insights into the life-and-limb-saving process of locating and diffusing land mines.
  • Mount up for an ox cart ride through the picturesque countryside.
  • Heading south, you'll arrive at the expanse of Tonle Sap, the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia.
  • Then, take a boat ride to Kampong Phluk and explore the surrounding mangrove forests.
Banteay Srei
The hidden gem of Banteay Srei
Day 6
Fly from Siem Reap to Chiang Rai

We'll help you effortlessly catch your flight from Siem Reap to Bangkok, where you'll have a connecting flight to Chiang Rai. Enjoy a smooth and efficient journey between these vibrant destinations.

Day 7
The Amazing Temples of Chiang Rai, Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai
  • Immerse yourself in the artistic marvels of Chiang Rai as you explore the enchanting White Temple (Wat Rong Khun), the surreal Blue Temple (Wat Rong Suea Ten), and the captivating 'Black House' (Baan Dam Museum).
  • We'll transport you on to Chiang Mai in the afternoon and help you delve into the rich cultural tapestry of this vibrant city.
Temples in Chiang Rai
The amazing temples in Chiang Rai
Day 8
Elephant Rescue Park Half-Day Experience
  • Elephant Rescue Park, ranked top on TripAdvisor for elephant experiences, serves as a haven for hapless elephants, offering them a safe and loving environment to thrive..
  • You would engage with the elephants, feed them, walk alongside them, embrace their gentle presence, and even bathe them.
  • Savor a delicious lunch at the park. Then, your private guide and driver will ensure a comfortable journey back to your hotel around 2 p.m.
Bathe the elephants at Elepant Rescue Park
Bathe the elephants at Elephant Rescue Park
Day 9
Nov. 15th: Chiang Mai City and Sky Lantern Festival (Elite Ticket)
  • Start your day in the local food and flower market. Step into the serene aura of Wat Suan Dok. And then drive up Doi Suthep Mountain to unfold the panorama of Northern Thailand.
  • Immerse yourself in the magic of the Chiang Mai CAD Khomloy Sky Lantern Festival. Your adventure begins at around 4 pm with a pickup from your hotel.
  • The Elite Ticket offers the ultimate VIP experience with prime seating closest to the stage (in the first row), connected seats ideal for couples and families, a dedicated buffet dinner area, and a professional photographer to capture your moment of releasing sky lanterns.
  • Four ticket options (Elite, Premium, VIP, and Standard) are available for different preferences and budgets. Send us your inquiry to book your seats.
Sky Lantern Festival
A couple at Sky Lantern Festival
Loy Krathong Lantern-making Experience and A Fine Dinner at Riverbank
  • As the November full moon graces the night, Thai people each craft their own krathong, a mesmerizing floating lantern, and release it onto a river while making wishes.
  • Expert instructors will guide you to design and craft a Thai lantern or two using traditional materials.
  • As darkness descends, release your exquisitely adorned floating lantern onto a pond or the river. It's a magical celebration of culture and tradition under the moonlit sky.
  • Your fine dinner will be set against the serene backdrop of a secluded restaurant with picturesque views of the Ping River.
Krathong Lantern-making class
Fine dinner at riverbank in Chiang Mai
Day 11
Flight to Phuket

Bid farewell to Chiang Mai and we'll transfer you to catch your onward flight to Phuket. Phuket's soft, white sand, turquoise waters, and swaying palm trees are the epitome of a tropical paradise.

Day 12
Private Long Tail Boat to Racha Yai Island
  • Depart from Chalong Pier heading to Racha Yai Island. Take a private long tail boat to enjoy your time on the beautiful beach, and partake in water activities such as SUP, snorkeling, swimming, etc.
  • Take a shuttle bus across Racha Island to a lovely beach that's suitable for surfing.
  • Return to Chalong Pier amid beautiful sunset scenery. Then take our private transfer back to your hotel.
Swim at Phuket
Swim at Phuket
Day 13
Free day in Phuket

Phuket offers a variety of activities and attractions for couples to relax and have fun. You could sunbathe on the beautiful beaches and delight your taste buds with authentic Thai cuisine at upscale restaurants. Enjoy your free day in Phuket!!

Day 14
Nov. 20th: Farewell to Thailand

Your guide will take you to the airport for your return flight home. We trust this romantic tour will create unforgettable memories for you and your beloved.

Ideas for Making This Trip Uniquely Yours

Special experiences can be added to brighten a honeymoon trip, a family vacation, a birthday, or satisfy personal interests.

champagne on the night cruise
Manohra Luxury Dinner Cruise in Bangkok

For couples

learn cooking
Cooking Class in Chiang Mai

For foodies

a floating lantern on the river
Stay in a Rainforest Camp of Khao Sok

For couples

rice growing
A Quad Adventure Ride in Siem Reap

For adventurers

Hand-Picked Hotels

We select hotels with style and local features. Let us know your preferences and we'll find your ideal hotel.

Eastin Grand Hotel Sathorn Bang
Eastin Grand Hotel Sathorn Bangkok
Khmer Mansion Residence
Khmer Mansion Residence
Mora Boutique Hotel
Mora Boutique Hotel Chiang Rai
Smile Lanna Hotel in Chiang Mai
Smile Lanna Hotel in Chiang Mai
Pamookkoo Resort in Chiang Mai
Pamookkoo Resort in Phuket

Tour Price:

14 days from
US$4,469 p/p(based on a private tour for 2 people)
  • The price is based on a private tour during the low season with 4-star hotel options.
  • The price varies based on program, travel date, number of people.
  • We could also price a tour including both 4-star and 5-star hotels for you.
  • The price for a child younger than 8 is approximately 80% of the adult's price.
  • We accept payments in multiple currencies (GBP, AUD, CAD, EUR...).

Price Includes:

  • Privately-driven air-conditioned vehicle with ample space (except where stated)
  • English-speaking local guide for the sightseeing
  • Attraction tickets and itinerary activities
  • Accommodation for all nights
  • Flights/trains between itinerary cities
  • Hotel breakfasts and itinerary lunches/dinners
  • 24/7 helpline while touring
  • Governmental taxes

Price Excludes:

  • International flights not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Overweight luggage more than 20 kg per person
  • Visa fee, if applicable
  • Tips for guides and drivers
  • Personal expenses

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